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Life Threatening? Yes
Write-up: Vaccine was given on July 31 2006. She began having numbness and tingling in her feet and hands on or around August 13th or 14th, which persisted and slightly worsened until she was seen in our office on August 21st. Her neurological examination was normal, she had an elevated sedimation rate (39), mild protienuria, otherwize normal labs. MRI of her lumbosacral spine showed a (possibly old, chronic) subarachnoid cyst. She was referred to a neurologist and was seen on August 25th and was found to have weakened severely and was admitted to PICU for suspected Guillian-Barre syndrome which was confirmed by lumbar puncture. She was treated with IVIG with rapid improvement and has gone home. She is slowly improving and has residual weakness. Medical records including neurology received/reviewed. Final diagnosis is GBS. Was treated with IVIG as indicated on VAERS form. Per records pt has residual weakness. 12/19/06-progress notes received for and DC Summary DC DX: GBS.
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